About Us

Facilitated Methods is a PMI Authorized Training Partner for the PMP certifcation course and exam

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Facilitated Methods is a PMI Authorized Training Partner in Disciplined Agile: DASM, DASSM

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Introduction

We have over twenty years of training and consulting experience in the areas of project management, facilitating business requirements and agile software development.

At Facilitated Methods, we are dedicated in assisting you to pass Project Management Institute’s:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)
  • Program Management (PgMP®)
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®)
  • Professional Business Analyst (PMI-PBA®)

Our Vision and Mission

Vision

We have a passion for turning learning into results by improving a person's performance with training.

Mission

Facilitated Methods believes that project management education contributes to the success of project managers by earning certifications to enhance not only their career but the overall project management profession. We deliver knowledge and skills that significantly increase our course participants' on-the-job productivity, thereby enhancing their contributions to the goals of their organization.

Our expert instructors provide our participants with real-world conceptual knowledge and practical skills that are reinforced and deepened through extensive in-class hands-on exercises. We judge our success by the extent to which our customers and class participants perceive that Facilitated Methods has made a significant difference in their organization's and participant’s performance not by passing the certification exam, but by applying the project management knowledge gained.

Why Choose Us

Theory without Experience is useless

Experience without Theory is a waste of time

We incorporate our extensive experience in all areas of project management, business analysis and agile methods into our training courses to provide you with the combination of theory and experience.

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PMI® Authorized Training Partner     Disciplined Agile

California Small Business   Certification ID: 2012889

Project Management

We also have many years consulting experience in the areas of project management, business analysis and agile approaches for many global organizations.

  • Established Project Management Office practices for multiple clients and their IT organizations
  • Managed and controlled multiple large scale projects, including casino upgrades and resort pre-opening
  • Managed multiple large scale state of the art commercial website development and business intelligence projects
  • Provided effective utilization of project management tools and techniques
  • Mentored project managers and business analysts in major global organizations
  • Developed and taught project management courses based on PMI® publications
  • Developed and taught business analysis courses integrating multiple approaches
  • Helped organizations integrate approaches, competencies, knowledge and experience

Greta Blash, PgMP, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, DASSM,CSM, MA

Greta has extensive experience as an executive and consulting IT professional, both domestically and internationally. Her areas of experience include program management, project management, agile  development, and business analysis, with emphasis in the areas of customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence (BI), continuous improvement, system implementations and conversions.

Greta is a certified instructor by PMI and she is a certified project manager (PgMP, PMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-PBA and CDAP) whose extensive experiences enable her to concurrently manage multiple high-risk, high-tech projects. She has the proven leadership capacity, superior communication skills and the ability to interact and build strong relationships with customers, staff, management and vendors.

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Steve
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Steve Blash, PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM, MA

Steve is a cerified instructor by PMI and holds certifications in PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM. A highly accomplished and experienced IT professional who is a certified Project Manager and Agile Developer with exceptional business and a technical knowledge base, and extensive program management experience managing all aspects of complex projects.

His areas of expertise include project management, agile development, information technology management, business requirements analysis, change management, business intelligence (BI), customer relationship management (CRM), web analytics, wireless technology, system development, implementations and conversions.

Proven leadership, superior communication skills and the ability to interact and build strong relationships with customers, executives, management, staff and vendors to implement long lasting and cost-effective IT solutions. Steve was the 2013 President of PMI-SNC in Las Vegas, Nevada.